Babysitter is geared to be a franchise film and Lionsgate has had tremendous success with past endeavors in this area.
Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) August 7, 2007
Big Screen Entertainment Group CEO Kimberley Kates has announced that Lionsgate will be handling domestic distribution of its new horror/thriller, "Babysitter Wanted."
The film, which has been receiving stellar reviews stars Sarah Thompson (Seventh Heaven), Matt Dallas (Kyle XY) Bill Moseley (The Devil's Rejects, Chainsaw Massacre films), Bruce Thomas (Legally Blonde), Kristen Dalton (The Departed) and Monty Bane (Sleepwalkers); it was co-directed by BSEG's Michael Manasseri and Jonas Barnes.
"We are thrilled to be working with Lionsgate, one of the largest and most successful film studios in the industry. We always felt that they were the perfect home for 'Babysitter,'" Kates said.
BSEG President David Zappone added, "Babysitter is geared to be a franchise film and Lionsgate has had tremendous success with past endeavors in this area."
Lionsgate has distributed two of the most profitable horror franchises of recent years: Hostel 1 and 2 grossing $125 million worldwide; Saw 1, 2 and 3 grossing over $520 million worldwide.
Lionsgate (LGF) is the leading independent filmed entertainment studio, winning the 2006 Best Picture Academy Award for "Crash." They are also a premier producer and distributor of motion pictures, home entertainment, family entertainment, television programming and video-on-demand content. The Lionsgate brand is synonymous with original, daring, quality entertainment in markets around the globe.
Big Screen Entertainment Group (BSEG) is a full service entertainment company designed to develop, produce, purchase, exhibit and distribute products in all media formats, including motion pictures, television, music, publishing, video games and cell phone content.
BSEG has completed three films, and has three films in post-production and seven films in development. Visit our website at http://www.bigscreenent.com for more information on these movies.
Links to the last three reviews of Babysitter Wanted:
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David Zappone, President - 323.956.4321
Kimberley Kates, CEO